CFFS 2018 – High Flyers

This event took place Jan 27 - Feb 10, 2018

$12 General Admission
$9 Seniors (65+) / Children / Students
$7 NWFF Members


Ages 2+

Spread your wings and soar through the air! In these sweet and funny films, you’ll meet a brave baby owl, take an around-the-world trip with a lost little dolly, and accompany a feisty little girl when she decides to move to the zoo. This program is filled with roly-poly adventures, vibrant colors, and happy endings!

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  • Turkey Turkey

    US premiere! A determined turkey belts out an anthem about believing in yourself.

    (Warren Brown, Canada, animation, 2017, 2 min, English)

  • The Little Bird and the Caterpillar

    West Coast premiere!
    Little Owl has fallen from his nest, but with the help of a furry friend, he can still find his Mummy!

    (Lena von Döhren, Switzerland, animation, 2017, 4 min, nonverbal)

  • The Pocket Man

    Seattle premiere!
    A little man lives in an old suitcase, until one day he finds a better spot — inside the pocket of a new friend!

    (Ana Chubinidze, France/Switzerland/Georgia, animation 2016, 7 min, nonverbal)

  • Odd One Out

    International premiere!
    A baby penguin travels to a new dimension to find others like himself.

    (Foong Jean Lee, UK, animation, 2017, 2:25 min, nonverbal)

  • In Flight

    West Coast premiere!
    A little gnome from the forest and a magpie both like the same shiny object.

    (Britanny Lefevre, France, animation, 2016, 3 min, nonverbal)

  • Patchwork Dog

    US Premiere!
    Patchwork Dog has a problem: he has fleas! Will the Patchwork Pals find a way to help him?

    (Angela Steffen, Germany, animation, 2017, 4 min, English)

  • Mr. Night Has a Day Off

    When Mr. Night comes along, he paints the town in dark colors!

    (Ignas Meilunas, Lithuania, animation, 2016, 2 min, nonverbal)

  • I Want to Live in the Zoo

    North American premiere!
    Sasha doesn’t like the rules at home, so she decides to move to the zoo.

    (Evgenia Golubeva, Russia, animation, 2017, 6 min, English)

  • The Pits

    Seattle premiere!
    In the big wide world, what can you do to find a friend who really fits you?

    (Mike Hayhurst, USA, live action, 2016, 3:11 min, nonverbal)

  • George and Paul: Sleepwalking

    US premiere!
    Two best friends have a wild night when one of them begins to sleepwalk.​

    (Joost van den Bosch and Erik Verkerk, The Netherlands, animation, 2017, 5 min, Dutch with English subtitles)

  • A Hole

    A little girl, delighted and intrigued by a hole, offers it all kinds of presents and treats.

    (Maribel Suárez, Mexico, animation, 2016, 4 min, nonverbal)

  • The Reflection in Me

    Seattle premiere!
    A girl glances in a mirror, and sees a friend peering back at her.

    (Marc Colagiovanni, USA, animation, 2017, 3:43 min, English)

  • Koniguri-Kun: Music Box

    North American premiere!
    Konigiri-kun eats a super-sour pickled plum to wake himself up, and then grabs his music box to show to his friends.

    (Mari Miyazawa, Japan, animation, 2017, 5 min, nonverbal)

  • Fluffy Hour: PuiPui & MuuMuu

    North American premiere!
    PuiPui and MuuMuu are fluffy fairies who live in the fluffy forest, where everything is fluffy, even the flowers and trees.

    (Mizoguchi Hiroyuki, Japan, animation, 2017, 5 min, nonverbal)

  • Koyaa: Flying Workbook

    US premiere!
    Koyaa needs a smart idea to catch up with his flying notebook!

    (Kolja Saksida, Slovenia and Croatia, animation, 2017, 3 min, nonverbal)

  • Ant

    World premiere!
    A line of ants learns to march to a different, and much more fun, drummer.

    (Julia Ocker, Germany, animation, 2017, 3:36 min, nonverbal)

  • Doll’s Letters

    North American premiere!
    When a little girl’s doll goes missing, a kindly postman invents an incredible story.

    (Natalia Grofpel, Russia, animation, 2016, 6:40 min, nonverbal)

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